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07 Sep 2019 | 03:09 AM UTC

Spain: Countrywide student strike and protests against climate change September 27, 29

Spain News Alert

Countrywide student strike and protests against climate change on September 27, 29; heightened security presence and associated transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/7/2019, 12:00 AM until 9/29/2019, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Madrid, Barcelona, Málaga, Seville, Salamanca, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia

Event

A student union plans to strike and protest against climate change on Friday, September 27. Participants are due to gather at 12:00 (local time) in several locations, including: 

  • Barcelona: Plaça Universitat 
  • Malaga: Plaza de la Constitución
  • Seville: Plaza Nueva
  • Valencia: Facultat d'Història (Avinguda Blasco Ibáñez 28)
  • Salamanca: Plaza de los Bandos
  • Palma de Mallorca: Plaça del Tub

Protests are planned in several other major urban areas throughout the country. Students in Madrid also plan to protest at 12:00 on Sunday, September 29, although organizers did not immediately announce a location. A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected near all protest sites.

Advice

Individuals in Spain are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and demonstrations as a precaution, anticipate localized traffic disruptions and a heightened security presence near demonstration sites, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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